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Visa consultation

You can consult with a visa specialist (a public legal expert) regarding matters such as extending your period of stay or changing your status of residence.
Online consultations available!

*Depending on the language there may be some cases where we are unable to provide an interpreter.

*For those living far away, we are also able to offer remote consultations via Zoom. For a remote consultation you can use your own personal computer or smartphone, and you will also need an internet connection.

*For those applying for a remote consultation, you will receive a link from the center after your application is processed. Please enter the meeting room via the link provided at least 5 minutes before the scheduled meeting time.

How to join a meeting → https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting-(Exterior link)


Fourth Sunday of every month
13:00-16:00 (30 minutes per consultation)  


Kyoto Prefectural International Center (Mielparque KYOTO B1F) or online consultation 


An appointment is required. (Please send an application form by e-mail or fax.)
Please send your application form by the previous day of the consultation day.
If you need an interpreter for the visa consultation, contact us at least one week in advance. 
*We can only offer a consultation one time for any particular matter. However, if your status of residence or family circumstances change, so your matter of consultation is different, you can sign up for a consultation even if you have already had one.

【Making an appointment】
Email visa[at]kpic.or.jp
FAX       075-342-5050

Appication form







Kyoto Prefectural International Center
B1F Mielparque Kyoto building, Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashinotoin dori,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
Open / 10:00-18:00
Closed /2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, National holidays, 12/29-1/3
TEL : 075-342-5000 / FAX : 075-342-5050